Savannah Georgia has been named one of the best destinations in the United States by countless publications. We certainly agree. It’s a great place for a romantic escape to explore historic sites, to see locations from your favorite films like Forrest Gump and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, and so much more.
You can indulge in a luxurious vacation in Savannah, but there also are plenty of activities around town that won’t cost a thing. Today Savannah is a bustling, modern city that retains its historic charm while welcoming tourists to experience all it has to offer.
Our video shows 15 of the best things to do in Savannah Georgia.
Number one, Forsyth Park. Forsyth Park is the largest and most active park in Savannah. It was created in the mid-19th century, at a time when large parks were fashionable in American cities.
The large cast iron fountain was placed here in 1858 and intended to be the focal point of the park. It has remained the primary feature in the park since that time, with several periods of restoration, including the most recent major restoration in the late 1980’s.
Forsyth Park, is also a lovely area to walk with large shady trees and paved paths surrounding a park are a number Of interesting old buildings.
In the spring, the park puts on a great display of color when the azaleas are in full bloom.
Number two, Savannah historic district. The Savannah historic district is a national historic landmark established in 1733. It has been remarkably preserved to this day.
This lovely part of Savannah sees thousands of tourists every year who stroll through the old original squares and enjoy magnificent Gothic, Georgian and Greek revival buildings and mansions parks and fountains. The area of the historic district lies between the Savannah River, Broad Street, Gwinnett Street and Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. Some of the most famous mansions and buildings include the Owens Thomas House on Oglethorpe Square built in 1818.
A picture is worth a 1,000 words. Right? Our video shows these sites and many more that you have to visit when in Savannah.
Please watch the video and enjoy this wonderful city and all it has to offer.